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-by-trade strategies. online, mobile, social media. we are thestreet.com. >> tech trifecta. a big night for technology as google, microsoft and ibm report earnings. we'll look at the winners and the losers. >>> stocks slide again. mixed earnings and a batch of economic numbers that missed projections drag down the major indexes. >> china's chief labor -- well, at least that was the case -- but as costs rise, are some u.s. manufacturers thinking about pulling out? all that and more tonight on the "nightly business report" for this thursday, april the 18th. good evening, everybody, and welcome. i'm bill griffeth in this week for tyler mathisen. suzy, it's clear that technology is going to set the tone for tomorrow, don't you think? >> three big tech names in the news tonight, google, microsoft and ibm. three huge technology companies all reporting latest quarterly earnings after the bell tonight with mixed results. the results are important given new concerns about slowing global economic growth. and a sharp decline in the sales of personal computers this year. the report set up a flurry of activity in
of massachusetts institute of technology in cambridge, massachusetts, just a short drive away. again, we can tell you at least right now, nbc is reporting that the two suspects believed to be in this incident are the same two suspects that were fingered for the marathon bombings in boston on monday. we will follow pictures, we will, of course, follow news for you out of this and we will interrupt our guests and programming as needed to bring you those updates throughout the program this morning. in the meantime, let's get a check on how markets are trading. first, let's head out to singapore where li sixuan is keeping an eye on things. what can you tell us? >> indeed, thank you, kelly. a lot of green arrows in asia today as the greater china markets are indeed the stellar outperformer with the shanghai composite, the hang seng gaining some 2%. also, lots of speculation around a potential imminent widening of the u.n.'s trading ban. we saw technical rebound in financials and commodity plays, especially from the big aussie miners that were hit hard yesterday. metals soared almost 10% today. bhp bil
cyclical areas like technology potentially. >> oh, you would get into technology? you see bargains because they've been so atenown over the lastouple of weeks? >> yeah. i think the valuation differential is so stretched at this point, you find a lot of the big stable consumer staples companies trading at 20 times earnings, where you see a lot of the technology companies trading 10 times earnings. so about half the valuation. and we do think there is some good value there as the economy does improve. we think that's a better stunt. >> i want to ask you about economic numbers. next week we are getting economic numbers on housing. and also we're going to get a sense of how the economy grew in the first quarter with that gross domesticroduct gdp number coming out. how is that going to impact action next week do you think? >> i think the components and the mix of gdp growth are going to be very important. what we saw in the fourth quarter of last year was a really big drag in terms of government spending. and that's not likely to repeat here again in the first quarter. but that's what investors
. companies that are helping find oil, that have sophisticated technology in the oil service area. we think the overall market is really still in a secular trading range that it has been in for the last 13 years and up at the upper boup drills of that. liz: john, are you spooked at all what seems years ago and it was earlier this week, the gdp of china missed estimates? it was lower than expected growth? and you still believe in commodities why? because a lot of chinese still need to be fed and need to build skyscrapers? what is the your focus here? absolutely. 7.7% gdp growth is still history high for most economies. clearly a little slower than was expected. they're going through some growing pains right now as they sort of shift from being a totally export driven economy to seeing the middle class expand. china this decade will probably see a tripling of its middle class from about 14%, to 43%. and that's an extremely powerful event. it is historic. and it is going on in the rest of the emerging world as well. david: scott, let me bring it back home for a second if i can. i will read off
something different, moving forward and changing up the products and something that the technology companies need to do. and quickly the dow is down and other major averages are up and we have some earnings that are sharply lower. stuart: new, lauren. i have got a couple of big names. ibm, disappoints. and it's down, a dow stock. that again in part look at that, ibm's drop is costing the dow 88 points and i've got better than expected profits at microsoft and losing the chief financial officer and microsoft is moving higher, up a buck the at 29.83. before i leave finance and go to terror, where is apple this morning. >> apple 385 the lowest bevels seen since the end of 2011. stuart: i'm sorry to keep it short there, but i want to bring you-- let's go back to the terror situation, all eyes on that right now. molly line, i believe is joining us from the boston area, what can you add to our story so far, molly? >> we've been here throughout the night. a violent evening and now daylight has risen and we're pushed further and further away. in the early, early morning hours, 2, three o'clock in th
analysts are doing right now backed in their headquarters. they're using very cutting edge technological tools to mine any of the data that they are able to pull from the first suspect who was killed early this morning. so his travel records, phone records, anything that they could look at, social security number to figure out who might be in the ever-expanding circle of people who knew him. these cutting edge tools would also look on the internet. did these individuals and this is a new thing that happened post-9/11 is that when you are confronted with a potential terrorism threat and knew the individual the first thing you did was go to social media, check on facebook, check on, you know, twitter. >> speak of twitter, the boston police department just tweeted an hour ago, an alert to the media not to disclose the tactical information to compromise officer safety with the homes that are being searched. there are a lot of crews up in boston and a lot of people covering this and a lot of risks in there. >> with the fact that the individuals had ieds with them overnight and were throwing t
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